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Lawrence Justinian, Saint (1381-1456) (Author)

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection

Five texts by Laurentius Justinianus]

disciplina et perfectione monastice conversationis.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1400 - 1499
Place: Venice
Date Created: 1400 - 1499
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 82
Ownership: Bought 1844 by George Templeton Strong. Given 1878 by J.J. Astor.
Content: 1 scribe.
Content: 25 long lines per page, ruled in pencil, catchwords clearly visible.
Content: Binding broken off, manuscript split into two parts.
Content: Concluding rubric, f. 278v, stating that the sermons were excerpted "e libro sermonum quem edidit Reverendissimus pater Dominus Laurentius Iustiniano episcopus Castellensis"; for Xmas, Crucifixion, Resurrection, Pentecost, Annunciation, Assumption.
Content: De Ricci dates this to the 15th century, Dr. Guest to the first half of the 15th century; both place it in Lombardy. Dr. de la Mare describes the borders and initials as Venetian gothic style.
Content: De Ricci, 1328. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.
Content: Illuminated initials and miniatures.
Content: Large initials in various colors on gold fields. Multi-colored border designs. Red and blue alternating small initials, rubrics, chapter notations. Blue/red/gold initials with penwork. Placemarkers. Border and initials are in Venetian Gothic style.
Content: Parchment
Content: We thank Dr. A.C. de la Mare for her notes on this manuscript.
Content: 1
Content: Text ends on f. 166v; on ff. 167-169v, the "Tabula super capitulis huius totius operis." Contemporary foliation suggests loss of leaf numbered 170 at the end of this text.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c4ef0520-c5cb-012f-78e1-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1381: Creator Born
  • 1400: Created (Approximate)
  • 1456: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening of table of contents." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1400 - 1499. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e626-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening of table of contents." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 9, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e626-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1400 - 1499). Opening of table of contents. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e626-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Opening of table of contents.